Latest Southdown Items
  • Bikers now have lane of their own in Houma

    The 6.7-mile Southdown Loop bicycle path is officially in service, with special markers painted on the road to remind motorists the lane is shared with bikers.

  • Luxury home: 6 bedrooms, 6 fireplaces in Great Falls

    While homes in Great Falls are well-known for their large, secluded home sites, few offer a setting as lush and private as the estate at 100 Interpromontory Road. Located in the prestigious community of Southdown, this Georgian-style brick mansion, on the market for $3,500,000, rests on 5 acres with spectacular views, extensive landscaping and access to bridle trails. The property backs to parkland that adds to the serenity.

  • A blue statue of the Virgin Mary is surrounded by yellow, green and red grave markers at the Southdown Cemetery in Houma, La. Local lawmaker Alvin Tillman is pushing for legislation that would make it illegal to paint a tomb anything but white. (Houma Courier via Associated Press)

    Colorful tombs rile Louisiana lawmaker

    It isn't the statues, the stained glass or even the pillows on the graves at Southdown Cemetery that bother Terrebonne Councilman Alvin Tillman — it's the colors on the tombs.

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